Skype Settles VoIP Patent Spat With Mangosoft

Law360, New York (December 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Mangosoft Intellectual Property Inc. and Internet communications giant Skype Technologies SA have agreed to settle a patent infringement suit regarding Voice Over Internet Protocol technology.

Skype and Mangosoft on Thursday filed a joint motion to dismmiss in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, but did not disclose terms of the settlement.

Skype attorney Douglas Lumish of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP confirmed that a settlement had been reached, but declined to offer further details.

Mangosoft initiated the lawsuit in September 2006, filing...
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